Table 1

Example of the AUSNUT 2011–2013 food group classification and application of the NOVA system

Major food group: two-digit food codeSubmajor food group: three-digit food codeMinor food group: five-digit food codeSurvey ID: eight-digit food codeNOVA system classification
16 Fruit products and dishes161 Pome fruit16 104 Pears, commercially sterile16 104 009 Pears, canned in sugar syrupGroup 3
Processed foods
16 104 010 Pears, canned in intense sweetened liquidGroup 4
Ultra-processed foods